Ambulatory Blood Pressure Reduction After Rosiglitazone Treatment In Normotensive Type 2 Diabetic Patients
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of rosiglitazone in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients with regard to its blood-pressure–reducing effects.
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: rosiglitazone(drug), blood pressure lowering effect
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Study of PPAR Gamma Agonist-Rosiglitazone in Normotensive Type 2 Diabetics With Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring|
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitors used to determine the subjects blood pressure before and after the treatment. At the end of three months period wit rosiglitazone treatment diastolic blood pressure decreased.
|Study Start Date:||March 2004|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2004|
The first study to evaluate the effects of troglitazone on blood pressure in humans was published recently, which demonstrated a 5/4 mm Hg reduction in ambulatory blood pressure in 18 nondiabetic obese subjects after 12 weeks’ treatment. Another study in 18 hypertensive subjects with diabetes mellitus showed an 18/12 mm Hg decline in office blood pressure after 8 weeks of treatment.